The GB Cup

Updated 26.3.2020: In light of recent events, the 2020 British Youth Championships have been postponed. We are in the process of confirming new dates for the event. Further information can be found here.

Date: Friday 8th – Sunday 10th May 2020

Friday 8th May – Men’s and Women’s Foil

Saturday 9th May – Men’s and Women’s Epee

Sunday 10th May – Men’s and Women’s Sabre

Check in times are to be announced once entries close at the start of April.

Venue: PlayFootball Birmingham, 20 Great King Street North, Birmingham, B19 2LF

Watch this short video to see a roundup of the event.

The GB Cup is an annual National tournament for intermediate Regional fencers. Fencers will qualify through a Regional event for the National Final.

The aim of the event is to provide adult intermediate Regional fencers with an annual National tournament.

The Minimum Membership required to compete at the Finals is Recreational.

Regions across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland will nominate an event taking place in their region to count as their GB Cup qualifier. Based on placings in these events, along with the eligibility criteria for the finals event, Regions will select the two highest placed fencers in each weapon to represent their Region at the National Finals.

More information on Regional Qualifying events will be announced as they are confirmed.

Please read the Regional Event Information to view the eligibility criteria and to find out more: The GB Cup 2020 Regional Event Information.

 

Regional Qualifiers 

West Midlands Senior Regional Championships (incorporating GB Cup Qualifier) – 09/02/2020

South East Regional Epee Championships (GB Cup Qualifier) – 08/02/2020-09/02/2020

South East Region Foil 2019/2020 (GB Cup Qualifier) – 25/01/2020

South East Region Sabre Championships (GB Cup Qualifier) – 22/02/2020

Eastern Region Senior Championships and GB Cup Qualifier –  08/03/2020

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